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TV Party: First Aid Kit Talk Friends

Swedish sibling two-piece First Aid Kit are known for their beautiful interpretation of rootsy American folk, so it only makes sense that they would choose…
Kelly Conaboy | July 17, 2014 - 10:48 am

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: July 2013

I don't want to bum anybody out, but summer's almost over. With an emphasis on almost, meaning anything can still happen (aside from reclaiming that…
Amrit Singh | July 31, 2013 - 11:32 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

This week saw a of new tunes from heavy-hitters (Beck with guest Kim Gordon), comeback cuts from old favorites (the Dismemberment Plan, Mazzy Star), and…
Stereogum | July 19, 2013 - 12:17 pm

More Friends stories

Meghan Trainor Covers The Friends Theme Song For Its 25th Anniversary

Friends premiered 25 years ago today. To commemorate the extremely popular sitcom's 25th anniversary, Meghan Trainor was tapped to record a cover of its theme…
James Rettig | September 22, 2019 - 8:47 pm

Jay-Z’s “Moonlight” Video Remakes Friends With All Black Actors

Jay-Z has revealed yet another music video from his well-received new album 4:44. This time the song is "Moonlight," the track that obliquely references this…
Chris DeVille | August 4, 2017 - 5:36 pm

Watch Taylor Swift Sing “Smelly Cat” With Lisa Kudrow In L.A.

Taylor Swift just wrapped up five straight sold-out nights at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, and she's been bringing out famous guests every single…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2015 - 9:22 am

Samantha Urbani – “1 2 3 4″

Samantha Urbani is the former leader of the New York band Friends, and she's also done a ton of work with Blood Orange's Dev Hynes.
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2015 - 2:27 pm

Kissing Is A Crime – “Crown Royal” (Stereogum Premiere)

Among Matt Molnar's previous projects is Friends, the Samantha Urbani-fronted New York metropolitan pop Band To Watch that seemed to be on the verge of…
Chris DeVille | September 22, 2014 - 10:43 am

94core: The Rembrandts Sang The Friends Theme At A Pop-Up Central Perk In NYC Last Night

The Rembrandts are a power-pop duo who have been around since 1989 and who became briefly famous in the mid-'90s, when their song "I'll Be…
Tom Breihan | September 17, 2014 - 12:51 pm

Friends – “The Way (Blood Orange Mix)”

While honoring Blood Orange's Cupid Deluxe as last week's Album Of The Week, Tom noted a powerful connection at work: "Friends singer Samantha Urbani is…
Chris DeVille | November 25, 2013 - 11:19 am

Devonté Hynes & Samantha Urbani – “Hurt U” (Babyface & Toni Braxton Cover)

Devonté Hynes (a/k/a Blood Orange) and Samantha Urbani (a/k/a singer of Friends) are pretty big fans of the Babyface & Toni Braxton single "Hurt U."
Liz Pelly | October 13, 2013 - 5:57 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

This week saw a of new tunes from heavy-hitters (Beck with guest Kim Gordon), comeback cuts from old favorites (the Dismemberment Plan, Mazzy Star), and…
Stereogum | July 19, 2013 - 12:17 pm

Friends – “The Way”

We made Friends, the Brooklyn cool-kid crew led by Samantha Urbani, a Band To Watch two years ago, but they may have waited until this…
Tom Breihan | July 18, 2013 - 9:41 am

Pagan Rituals – “Hallowed Ground”

After parting ways with BTW FRIENDS, that outfit's erstwhile bassist Matthew Molnar went back to roots and rekindled an older musical relationship with a couple…
Amrit Singh | May 6, 2013 - 1:04 pm

Friends – “Va Fan Gör Du” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Lo-fi Brooklyn punk-funkers Friends have devoted themselves to resurrecting a very particular sort of circa-1980 New York sleaze, and their vaguely NSFW new video for…
Tom Breihan | December 5, 2012 - 10:12 am

Concert Review

Øyafestivalen 2012 In Photos

The always-eclectic Øya collected dozens of big name international acts and local bands to Oslo's Medieval Park and neighboring clubs over four days last week.
Scott Lapatine | August 14, 2012 - 12:56 pm
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